Why dementia changes everything - Now with a new chapter
Author: Sally Magnusson
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Biography & Autobiography
'A fine book' The Sunday Times 'Powerful' Guardian 'Wonderful' The Telegraph 'Moving, funny, warm' Mail on Sunday 'Brave, compassionate, tender and honest' Metro 'This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand. Words. Then, as the enormity of the social crisis my family was part of began to dawn, I wrote with the thought that other forgotten lives might be nudged into the light along with hers. Dementia is one of the greatest social, medical, economic, scientific, philosophical and moral challenges of our times. I am a reporter. It became the biggest story of my life.' Sally Magnusson Sad and funny, wise and honest, Where Memories Go is a deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys in the terrible face of dementia, and a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently about how we care for our loved ones when they need us most. Regarded as one of the finest journalists of her generation, Mamie Baird Magnusson's whole life was a celebration of words - words that she fought to retain in the grip of a disease which is fast becoming the scourge of the 21st century. Married to writer and broadcaster Magnus Magnusson, they had five children of whom Sally is the eldest. As well as chronicling the anguish, the frustrations and the unexpected laughs and joys that she and her sisters experienced while accompanying their beloved mother on the long dementia road for eight years until her death in 2012, Sally Magnusson seeks understanding from a range of experts and asks penetrating questions about how we treat older people, how we can face one of the greatest social, medical, economic and moral challenges of our times, and what it means to be human. Facebook.com/WhereMemoriesGo
Sally Magnusson cared with her two sisters for her mother, Mamie, during her long struggle with dementia, until her death in 2012. This moving and honest account of losing a loved one day by day to an insidious disease is both deeply personal and a challenging call to arms.
The Life and Family of W.W. "Bill" Henley, 1905-1982 and Reba Elizabeth Miars Henley, 1905-1994 : Their Lives, Descendants, and Ancestors
Author: Betty Ann Henley Vollenweider
Reba Elizabeth Miars (1905-1994) was born at Centre, a Quaker community northeast of Wilmington, Ohio. Her parents were Lula Thompson and Lindley Jahu Miars. William Walter Henley (1905-1982) was born on his father's farmstead in Covington County, Alabama near Falco. His parents were Walter Manning Henley and Adoline Elizabeth Smith. Reba and William W. Henley were married 1930 in Gainesville, Florida.
This poignant book is published to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the outbreak of the Falklands conflict in 1982. Contributors include politicians, soldiers and their families, journalists and Falkland Islanders themselves.
Ethnographic Film, which combines documentary filming and anthropological research, originated in the late 19th century. Early on, anthropologists used film to record cultures. Documentary filmmakers in the early 20th century developed different strategies, with technical developments aiding further advances. In the 1950s to 1970s, intense debates among anthropologists, filmmakers and artists, many of whom met regularly at conferences and festivals, took place on the methodology of ethnographic filmmaking. Their discussions were handed on by word of mouth, but rarely recorded or published. In 2001, the pioneers of ethnographic film met in Gottingen and put together their recollections of the genre's Origins, thus giving an unusual insight into the development of ethnographic film.